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A Hope Township man accused of killing his pet dog by placing it inside a burning wood stove has been sent for a forensic psychiatric exam to determine if he is competent to stand trial. PLEASE SIGN & SHARE THIS PETITION thanks.

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Sharon Ross (216)
Monday February 11, 2013, 4:30 pm
Reed Mathew Compton, 39, was charged with one felony count of killing or torturing animals, which is punishable by up to four years in prison and a $5,000 fine. The incident occurred on Dec. 19 at Compton's East Shaffer Road home, and was investigated by the Midland County Sheriff's Office. The transcript of a preliminary hearing conducted on Jan. 11 before Midland County District Court Judge Stephen P. Carras records the words of the only witness, Compton's father, Robert Compton. Robert testified he was at his sonís home to help cut wood and his sonís dog, named Miss Kitty, was running around, had dug in the grass and approached the road a couple times. Reed called the dog back, and decided to put it inside the house, which he did alone. Robert said after being outside a few minutes cutting wood alone, he went into the home and found strange noises coming from the wood stove. He described the noises as "a scratching, rumbling a little bit," and said he asked Reed if there was a chimney fire. "And he said, 'No, I just throwed my dog in there,'" Robert recalled his son's words. PLEASE SIGN AND SHARE THIS PETITION...this man needs to face punishment for this disgusting act of cruelty!

Christine Stewart (134)
Monday February 11, 2013, 6:06 pm
He "throwed his dog in there"- just because the poor dog wasn't behaving how the man wanted the dog to behave. This is a horrible crime, and no one should give him a mental incompetence defense. He wasn't hearing voices, the devil didn't tell him to put the dog in the stove- he did it of his own will, and is a dangerous person.

Sharon Ross (216)
Monday February 11, 2013, 9:34 pm
Totally agree with you Christine, he needs to punished & put inside prison & for a lot longer than 4yr!!

jo M. (3)
Monday February 11, 2013, 10:13 pm
Unbelievable, horrific, inexcusable! Hope he gets the maximum allowed!

Marie W (67)
Monday February 11, 2013, 11:53 pm
When are we going to get smart and start executing these psychopaths? Psychopaths abuse animals today and kill people tomorrow!

Danuta W (1248)
Tuesday February 12, 2013, 4:18 am
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